Order : Insectivora
Family : Soricidae
Subfamily : Soricinae
Species : Sorex araneus
The Common shrew, eurasian shrew is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
CountriesAlbania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and United Kingdom
Some facts about the
Adult weight : 0.009 kg (0.0198 lbs)
Maximum longevity : 3 years
Female maturity :198 days
Male maturity : 335 days
Gestation : 21 days
Weaning : 25 days
Litter size : 6
Litters per year : 2
Interval between litters : 40 days
Weight at weaning : 0.009 kg (0.0198 lbs)
Body mass : 0.008 kg (0.0176 lbs)
Temperature : 34.85 °C (94.73 °F)
Facts about the Eurasian shrew
INTAS-93-1463 The common shrew (Sorex araneus) of Europe and Siberia - a primary model of chromosome evolution The common shrew (Sorex araneus) is one of the best studied mammals from the point of view of chromosomal variation.
russula proved to be a monogamous species (Cantoni et Vogel 1989), where as the Common shrew Sorex araneus is a promiscuous species with multiple paternity within each litter.
Tel: +49-211-3111 Fax: +49-211-2229 The common shrew (Sorex araneus) of Europe and Siberia - a primary model of chromosome evolution [List of project partners] [Main Menu] [List of Projects] GENERAL DETAILS:- The common shrew (Sorex araneus) is one of the best studied mammals from the point of view of chromosomal variation.
The common shrew (Sorex araneus) is about 75 mm long, excluding the tail which is about 35 mm long.
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The correlation between morphological specialization and the perceptual capabilities of hearing organs and kinds of food as well as hunting strategies in Crocidura suaveolens and Sorex araneus is demonstrated.More animals beginning with E